Definition of cismontane in English:

Share this entry

cismontane

Pronunciation: /sisˈmänˌtān/

Entry from US English dictionary

adjective

On this side of the mountains, especially the Alps. Compare with cisalpine.
Example sentences
  • Three are resident in cismontane California and Baja California.
  • The study region falls within the cismontane region of central and southern California.
  • In the 1990's a number of residential projects in cismontane oak savannahs and open mixed chaparral habitats are likely to endanger some back country populations of this inconspicuous annual.

For editors and proofreaders

Syllabification: cis·mon·tane

Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.